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Determination of nodules in thyroid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   they found i had nodules on my thyroid with an ultrasound now i guess they are gonna do another thyroid scan will they have to do a biopsy or no
Doctor :   They might be asking for a biospy
Doctor :   which is definitive way of determination
User :   they are gonna run a thyroid scan though why would they do this
Doctor :   Yes as I told you it is a step wise investigation and biopsy is the final diagnosis
User :   oh i see
Doctor :   First let me know what is found on U/S
Doctor :   so that I can help you if yiou are done
User :   they found nodules they said
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is on scan
Doctor :   increased uptake or decreased
User :   that is tomm
Doctor :   Ok what are you symptoms
Doctor :   and problem
Doctor :   now
User :   nothing really sometimes have hard time breathing
Doctor :   Did you put on wt
User :   lost
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they said it is hyperthyroidism
Doctor :   do you have increased appetite
Doctor :   ys
Doctor :   I guess that

Doctor :   So in the tommorrow scan you see
Doctor :   increased uptake
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